Frontline Jumps in Oslo After Buying Stake in OSG

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Frontline Ltd., the oil-tanker owner, advanced the most in 22 months in trading after buying a stake in a rival shipping company.
Frontline acquired 5.2 percent of New York-based Overseas Shipholding Group Inc., known as OSG, on March 20. , Bermuda-based Frontline agreed to purchase an additional 1.37 million shares, or 4.4 percent, on May 29.
Frontline climbed 8.1 percent, the most since May 23, 2006, to close at 234.5 kroner, narrowing its year-to-date decline to 9.3 percent. Today was the first day of trading since March 19.
Fredriksen is holding talks with OSG's biggest shareholders about a cash offer for the company's tankers, financed by a share sale, the financial daily Dagens Naeringsliv reported, citing unidentified people.

Source:  Bloomberg

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

Jones Act Tanker Chartered for Airline Refinery

Delta Air Lines Inc's refining unit has chartered a U.S.-flagged oil tanker for the first time, allowing it to tap directly into cheap Texas shale oil as the company overhauls its supply strategy.

Horizon Delivers 4th 74’ Towboat for Canal Barge Co.

Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou La Batre, AL, has delivered the fourth in a series of 74’ towboats to Canal Barge Company, Inc. of New Orleans, LA.    The

Asia VLCC Rates Could Nudge Higher on Activity

Rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) on key Asian freight routes could hold steady or gain next week as charterers seek to complete their vessel chartering

Finance

Canal Project Slows Panama Economy Growth

Panama's economy expanded in May at its slowest pace since 2009 as major public works projects, including an expansion of the Panama Canal, slowed or wrapped up,

Gas Prices Help Offset Statoil's Output Drop

Statoil's second quarter 2014 net operating income was NOK 32 billion, a decrease of NOK 2.3 billion compared to the second quarter of 2013. Adjusted earnings were NOK 32.

Asia VLCC Rates Could Nudge Higher on Activity

Rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) on key Asian freight routes could hold steady or gain next week as charterers seek to complete their vessel chartering

 
 
Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1014 sec (10 req/sec)